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December 01, 2016
Happy Holidays  to all our Elite Families!  

December is a busy and joyful month at the studio.  Not only are all the students full of excitement and energy for the upcoming holidays and break from school, but Elite begins to gear up for our Spring Recitals...Teachers will be measuring dancers for their costumes, and many classes will begin working on their recital routine.  It is such a wonderful time of year!
Here's what's happening at Elite-

Elite's Performing Company Proudly Presents-

"The Many Gifts of Christmas"
When- Saturday, December 10th at 4:00 pm
Where- Alpenrose Diary Opera House (3149 SW
 Shattuck Rd Portland, OR  97221)
Admission is FREE!    
We hope you  and your family  can join our Elite dancers for a Festive Holiday show! After the show enjoy some family time at Alpenrose's Christmasville and Storybook Lane.

Stella & Dot Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Pop Up Shop

Join us for our annual Pop Up Shop with beautiful accessories from Stella & Dot! Take care of some holiday shopping and earn Dot dollars at the same time. For every $50 purchase you get $25 in credit towards a future purchase!  You can preview the collection or shop online here.

Holiday Goodies--Something for Everyone!

Elite Clothing Sale-- Give your Dancer some Elite Goodies for the Holidays!

Elite T-shirts and Tanks  $5.00
Elite Booty Shorts and Sweats $10.00
Elite Zip-up Hoody (Dark Grey  American Apparel) $20.00

Sale ends Friday, December  18 th   or while supplies last.  
  ** Sale does not include rhinestone items.

Holiday Traditions-

Add Elite Dance Studio to your Holiday  Card mailing list.
We love this tradition and we hope to keep it going again this year!  Please  drop off your family's Holiday Card to the front desk or  mail  it to:  4062 NW Saltzman Rd #202 Portland, OR  97229. 

We are looking forward to decorating our lobby with cards for our Elite Families!

Dancer o f the Month--
This month we shine the SPOTLIGHT
on Kayley Alice-Renee Charon
  Age: 8
School/Grade: Jacob Wismer and I'm in 3rd grade.
How many years have you been dancing at Elite?  
This is my 4th year at Elite.
What is your favorite style of dance?  
This is a hard one to choose, but I am going to say Jazz!
What is your favorite memory at Elite?  
My favorite memory at Elite is watching the older girls when they are on stage and I wish I can be like them.
Tell us about your family...  
I have a brother named Brady and he plays basketball.  My mom Amy, works from home and likes to play games with us.  My dad is Tony/Anthony, and works at Expeditors and he likes to go on vacations with us.  And of course - myself!
If you aren't dancing...what else do you like to do?
I like to play with friends, color, play games with my family, and run.
Where do you see yourself in 20 years?  
I want to work on the Alaskan Disney Cruise ship.
Holiday Themed question : What is your favorite Holiday Tradition?
We have a lot of family traditions around Christmas.  We have Relf the Amazing Elf that watches over us, we have an advent calendar where I open a gift everyday for all of December, and I love opening our stocking on Christmas morning!  We also deliver food and toys to other families with our church.


Studio Closed for Winter Break-- 
Elite will be closed December 19th - January 1st.
  Classes will resume on  Monday, January 2nd.    


**Important Dates for your 2017 Calendars**

Picture Day-Sunday, May 21st at Elite
Last week of regular classes- Friday, June 16th
Recital Week at Liberty High School- June 19th - June 24th 

Th e studio follows the Beaverton School District bad weather closures.  If school is canceled or let out early, all classes would be canceled.   If school starts late, but goes the rest of the day
 without the weather worsening, the studio would be open that night.  We will communicate any
weather closures via emai l.

We want to wish all our dance families a happy and memorable Holiday Season!

and Staff

Elite Dance Studio | (503) 645-8105
4062 NW Saltzman Rd
Suite #202
Portland, OR 97229